Author’s Documentaries

  • Bellum - The Daemon of War

    Sweden, Denmark | 2021 | 58/88min

    A triptych of stories by David Herdies and Georg Götmark about the ways in which Western nations choose to cope with war, write the narratives of war, the different ways they find to profit from it, and how they film it. Read More

     
     
  • Molecules

    Italy | 2020 | 54/68min

    Between February and April of 2020, Andrea Segre, who lives in Rome for several years, got stuck in Venice during the lockdown: Venice, hometown of his father and just partially his own. Read More

     
     
  • Hamada

    Sweden, Germany, Norway | 2018 | 52/90min

    With vitality and humor, HAMADA by Eloy Domínguez Serén paints an unusual portrait of a group of young friends living in a refugee camp in the middle of the stony Saharan desert. Read More

     
     
  • Nine Month War

    Hungary, Qatar | 2018 | 54/73min

    Jani has left his family to serve in the Ukrainian Army for nine months. His mother wants her son back. Jani just wants independence. Combining visuals of cinema verité and mobile footage of war, László Csuja chronicles Jani’s fight for adulthood during his military service and after his discharge. Read More

     
     
  • Exit

    Norway, Germany, Sweden | 2018 | 52/80min

    What makes a person join an extremist movement - and what exactly makes a person leave it again? Director Karen Winther goes on a personal journey, reflecting on her very own extremist past and the stories of the people she meets along her travels in Norway, Germany, France, Denmark and the USA. Read More

  • The Ugliest Car

    Poland | 2017 | 47min

    Join Bogdan, his mother Kazimiera and Wartburg, the "ugliest car", on a road trip from the concentration camp of Majdanek in Poland to a former Nazi labor factory in Germany. A portrayal of a unique relationship between mother and son by Grzegorz Szczepaniak. Read More

     
  • Berlin Rebel High School

    Germany | 2016 | 52/92min

    Germany's most unusual high school has no headmaster, no hierarchy and no pressure. This Berlin based school is entirely organized by its students without any outside funding. The adult pupils pay their own teachers and decide what they want to learn. A tribute to curiosity by Alexander Kleider. Read More

     
     
  • The Other Jerusalem

    Sweden, Finland, Norway | 2017 | 58min

    PeÅ Holmquist and Suzanne Khardalian portray the daily struggle of those moving into and those fighting to stay in East Jerusalem, 50 years after the Israeli occupation. Read More

     
     
  • Rodnye (Close Relations)

    Latvia, Germany, Estonia, Ukraine | 2016 | 60/90/112min

    Vitaly Mansky crisscrosses Ukraine to explore Ukrainian society after the Maidan Revolution as mirrored within his own large Ukrainian family. Not only they live scattered all across the country, but also represent opposite sides of the recent Russian-Ukrainian conflict. Read More